SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Loomis Sayles Investments Asia Pte. Ltd. announced today that Michael Chang has joined the company as Director, Institutional Services, Asia. Michael will report to Paul Ong, managing director of Loomis Sayles Investments Asia Pte. Ltd. and head of the Loomis Sayles Singapore office. Michael will also report to John Gallagher, executive vice president and director of institutional services for the company’s US, Canadian, UK, and Singapore offices.
Michael joins from Natixis Global Asset Management (Natixis), the parent company of Loomis Sayles. In this new role, he will provide critical support and guidance on Loomis Sayles investment strategies and products to the Natixis business development offices throughout Asia. In particular, Michael will play a key role in further developing and building strategic relationships for Loomis Sayles in the North Asian region.
“We are very pleased to welcome Michael to our team,” said Paul Ong. “We have had a great working relationship since the Loomis Sayles Singapore office opened its doors in 2012 and while at Natixis, Michael did a fantastic job raising assets on behalf of Loomis Sayles in Taiwan. With his wealth of experience and deep knowledge of the North Asian markets, I’m confident Michael will be a key contributor to the continued success of Loomis Sayles Singapore as we seek to further bolster our investment capabilities and drive the growth of our Asian client base to the next level.”
Michael worked for Natixis for 11 years and was most recently the managing director of Natixis Taiwan. Michael earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from Tam Kang University in Taiwan and a Master of Commerce (Accountancy) from the University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia.
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Since 1926, Loomis, Sayles & Company, L.P. has served the investment needs of institutional and mutual fund clients. As performance-driven investors seeking exceptional opportunities, Loomis Sayles employs actively managed disciplines that combine fundamental research, systematic risk assessment and experienced portfolio management. This rich tradition has earned Loomis Sayles the trust and respect of clients worldwide, for whom it manages $223 billion in assets as of September 30, 2014.